OWW Daily News & Notes for 12/08

[OWW News] Download the December 2008 edition of the OWW Newsletter.

[Submit News] Readers are encouraged to submit news for the “OWW Daily News & Notes” page to oww@onlineworldofwrestling.com. Compile the important aspects of your news item or upcoming event into one small paragraph, and the chances that I will use it are almost 100%. Thank you for your support and I look forward to hearing from you soon.

[Christmas Give-Away] ClickWrestle.com is giving away three huge Cheerleader Melissa gift boxes; each box includes an autographed ChickFight V DVD, 8X10 photo personalized by Melissa, souvenir pom-poms, free downloads of Melissa matches courtesy of ClickWrestle.com, and a special secret bonus item. Three winners will be selected by Cheerleader Melissa live in our studios on December 11th. For details on how to enter the draw, go to www.ClickWrestle.com RIGHT NOW!

[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Jetta vs. Skye.

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Ken ‘Slick’ Johnson (1943), Gama Singh (1954), Toshiaki Kawada (1963), Michael Cole (1968), Jerrelle Clark (1975), and Jimmy Rave (1982) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Frank ‘Spaceman’ Hickey (78, 1993), and Espanto III (56, 1996)… [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[WWE Event] WWE returns to the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan on July 7th & 8th, 2009. Tickets go on sale January 4th, 2009 at 10 AM. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.

[Radio] Current TNA Knockout ODB and Michael Modest will be appearing tonight on Who’s Slamming Who at 6 PM along with TNA Final Resolution analysis and Slammer Award preview on www.WhosSlammingWho.podomatic.com

[BLOG] To read columns with an independent and acclaimed perspective on the business of professional and old school wrestling, click here: http://perspectivesonwrestling.blogspot.com

[Indy Event] New England Championship Wrestling presents its final live event of 2008 and perhaps its most important on Saturday night, December 13 at 7 PM at the Billerica Memorial High School, 35 River Street, Billerica, MA. THE POWER OF LOVE is a benefit event for the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program. 100% of the proceeds will go to Toys for Tots. Admission to the event is the donation of a new unwrapped toy, or a $10 contribution per adult, $5 per child.. For more information, go to www.NECWwrestling.com

[Indy Media] Direct link to this week’s episode of NECW.TV from New England Championship Wrestling: http://www.necw.tv/episodes/NECW_TV_EPISODE_147.wmv

[Indy Media] You can see the full hour of Total Wrestling Federation streaming video anytime at www.twfwrestling.net all this week

[Indy Event] National Wrestling Alliance returns to Niles, OHIO at the Eastwood Expo Center on 12/20 with Al Snow and more…. Scheduled matches include a Falls Count Anywhere match between NWA Women’s champion MsChif and Ashley Lane and much much more. For more information, go to www.nwawrestling.com

[Indy Event] New Jersey’s premier independent wrestling company Warriors of Wrestling makes their New York debut on Saturday, January 31st at Funstation USA (3555 Victory Blvd.) in Staten Island. Tickets are on sale now at the arena or at www.warriorsofwrestling.com

[Indy Event] Mr. Chainsaw Productions Wrestling will hold it’s annual “Battle Ground” Event on May 16th, 2009 at the Kaliseum Sports & Recreation Complex in Kalkaska, Michigan with Special Guest, “The Hardcore Legend” MICK FOLEY. For more information, go to www.MCPWRESTLING.com

[Misc News] Much More Music in Canada will be airing Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling every Sunday at 8 PM & 11 PM beginning December 14th, 2008. There will be additional replays throughout the week.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[ROH News] “Dirty” Ernie Osiris has uncomfortably asked ROH Officials to let the fans know that he will accepting donations at all upcoming Ring of Honor events in the hopes that one day he’ll be able to afford a “battery-operated beard trimmer” and “semi-decent ring gear”. Thank you.

[YouTube] Footage of Reid Flair’s debut at the Highspots event this weekend is online at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmdugFX9WTQ

[BLOG] Former Ring of Honor booker Gabe Sapolsky has posted a blog on his myspace which can be read at http://blog.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendID=344162817&blogID=454868575

[DVD News] Big Vision Entertainment and Pro Wrestling Insider’s presents “Last Call” with Raven and the Sandman, plus special appearances by Terry Funk, New Jack, and Mustafa. Dr. Keith Lipinski hosts a lively shoot interview from behind the bar, as five of the most ‘extreme’ wrestlers of all time talk about their lives as professional wrestlers. Check out the extensive list of wrestling DVD’s at www.bvdvd.com

[WWE Article] WWE stars sign autographs to benefit Toys for Tots [reported by Mike Informer]

[WWE Article] WWE brings back Slammys [reported by Mike Informer]

[Indy Event] Juggalo Championship Wrestling will be holding an event at the Eagle Theatre in Pontiac, Michigan on December 20th, 2008. Here’s the card: Scott Hall vs. Tracy Smothers, 2 Tuff Tony vs. Raven, and Corporal Robinson vs. Kawabata for the JCW Championship The Bloody Brothers vs. The Ring Rydas for the JCW Tag Team Championship – Go to http://juggalowrestling.com for info about JCW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Interview] Larry Goodman spoke with Johnny Swinger regarding his move to NWA Prime Time from Great Championship Wrestling at http://www.georgiawrestlinghistory.com/phpbb2_gwh/viewtopic.php?t=5369

[Puerto Rican Event] The World Wrestling Council presents the Abdullah The Butcher Retirement Show at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Bayamon, Puerto Rico on December 13th, 2008. Bell time is 8:30 PM. Scheduled to appear are: Carlito & Primo Colon, Team 3-D, Sabu, Balls Mahoney, and Steve Corino….. Go to http://superestrellaswwc.com for info about the WWC and http://eventosdeluchalibre.tk for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.

[Australian News] For up to date AWF (Australasian Wrestling Federation) news, show info and merchandise please visit www.awfwrestling.com.au Australia, and www.awfwrestling.co.nz New Zealand

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